Leadership for all administrative research units serving the research enterprise at UAB. OVPRED oversees Core Facilities, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and Institutional Review Board.
Researcher’s lifesaving raceways invention goes international
UAB engineering professor Dean Sicking’s SAFER Barriers will be installed at the historic Le Mans Race Circuit.
Rheumatoid arthritis: seeking an answer, cell by cell
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
Researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis is reduced in a rat model using a cell-signaling inhibitor drug
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.
First-of-its-kind driving simulator lab at UAB powered by donation from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOT
The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.